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Thursday,, December 13,, 2012 Thursday December 13 2012
MOTTO: Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride
DISTRICT SPELLING BEE TODAY, DEC. 13 – in the FCS Library @ 9:00am
Library will be closed until the Spelling Bee is over.
FCS BAND’S WINTER CONCERT TONIGHT, DEC. 13
in the Cafeteria at 7:00pm
♥ ELEMENTARY STUDENTS ♥ Get your picture taken with Santa!
Friday, Dec. 14, in the library – 8:30- Noon Cost: $3.00 per photo
Bacon Wrapped Brussell Sprouts, Garden Salad with Mixed Greens, Hot & Fresh Yeast Rolls DESSERT: Gingersnap Pudding BEVERAGES: Tea, Lemonade
11:00AM-1:00PM DONATION: $8.00 MENU: Homemade Turkey & Sausage Gumbo, Chicken & Cornbread Salad,
CULINARY CLASS CAFÉ – FRIDAY, DEC. 14
**”Winter Wishes”: 8th Grade Fundraiser- order a candy bag containing a message for a FCS classmate or co-worker for only $1.00! Order thru Dec. 14 - Delivery on Dec. 18. See an 8th grade student to order. **Secret Santa Shop: Thru Fri, Dec. 10-14, in room 421! Elementary students may purchase gifts for friends & family. Teachers may send students to the Secret Santa Shop at their discretion. **M/S Winter Social: Wed, Dec. 12, in cafeteria, 2:30-5:00pm. Students may bring other clothing to change into after school is dismissed. Admission is $3.00 & there will be concessions available @ .50/item. This is a fundraiser for middle school. DONATIONS NEEDED: Concession items of can drinks, individually wrapped treats, paper napkins, also Christmas decorations! For more info contact Ms. DeVaughn or Ms. Countryman– 670-2800 **Seniors: Senior Pages for the 2012-13 Yearbook: Full Page- $150 Half Page- $75 Turn in money to Ms. Edwards. Deadline: Friday, Dec. 14 . . . NO EXTENSIONS! **Photo Exhibit: Tues, Dec. 18, the M/S photo literacy students will host a photography exhibit in the FCS library from 4:00-6:00pm. **Senate Page: Any student, age 15 or older, interested in being Senate Page- see Mr. Robinson before Jan.4. **The Eastpoint Nest has reached its capacity and is not taking any new students. The Carrabelle Nest is still taking new students. **Eastpoint Nest Fundraiser: Christmas Cookie Fundraiser! Sugar, gingerbread men, red/green M&M, & chocolate peanut butter kisses cookies. One dozen cookies- $6, 2 dozen -$10, after that all dozens-$5. Put orders in the Nest mailbox. Order forms due to EP Nest by Fri, Dec. 14. Staff orders delivery on Mon, Dec. 18. 1
LUNCH FOR THURSDAY- 12/13/12 KG-5
Choice of Mac ‘n Cheese, Turkey Chef Salad, or Yogurt Parfait Choice of Pineapple Tidbits or Apple Juice Choice of Celery Sticks w/ Ranch or Steamed Carrots Gr: Choice of above or Meatball Sub
FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Thur, Dec 13: -District Spelling Bee in FCS library @9:00am – LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED until approx. noon
-H/S Math Club meeting in room 1210 (Weston) during breakfast -H/S Brain Bowl meeting in room 1021 (Millender) during lunch -Drama Club meeting in room 1003 (DeVaughn), 2:30-4:30pm -Home Girls & Boys Basketball vs Liberty- Girls @ 5:30pm Boys @ 7:00pm -Away Girls Soccer vs Rutherford @ 7:00pm ♫♫♫ -FCS Band Winter Concert in cafeteria @ 7:00pm ♫♫♫ **Fri, Dec 14: -Fundraiser: Photos w/ Santa in library, 8:30am-noon - $3.00 per photo -Junior Class meeting in room 1210 (Weston) during breakfast -3rd Gr. Christmas Parties in individual classrooms, 12:30-1:45pm -Odyssey of the Mind in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30-4:30pm -FCS Band to perform in the Eastpoint Christmas Parade, 2:30-4:15pm -Drama Club members to assist Santa in the Eastpoint Christmas Parade & in the Eastpoint Pavilion -Home Girls & Boys Soccer vs Freeport- Girls @ 5:00pm Boys @ 7:00pm -Away Girls & Boys Basketball vs S. Walton- Girls @ 6:30pm Boys @ 8:00pm -Fundraiser: Bagging for Bucks & Bake Sale @ Apalach IGA, 10>00am-3:00pm - Drama Club
**Sat, Dec 15:
**Mon, Dec 17: -10 th Grade Officers’ meeting in room 1218 (Weyrich) during lunch
-Away Girls & Boys Soccer vs Baker- Girls @ 5:00pm Boys @ 7:00pm -Home Girls & Boys Basketball vs Tallavanna- Girls @ 6:00pm Boys @ 7:30pm -Elementary Christmas Program- “Let it be Christmas” in cafeteria @ 6:00pm **Tue, Dec 18: -9th Grade Officers meeting in room 802 (Nichols) during breakfast -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in the gym during lunches -M/S Photography Exhibit in the library, 4:00-6:00pm -Away Girls & Boys Basketball vs Blountstown- Girls @ 5:30pm Boys @ 7:00pm -SAC meeting in the library @ 6:00pm
**Wed, Dec 19: -NO SCHOOL – CHRISTMAS BREAK
-Sheriff Dept. decorating cafeteria (Stella Bryant) for their Christmas Party (which will be 12/20/12)
Mark Your Calendars ►Elementary Christmas Program: Mon, Dec. 17, 6:00pm, cafeteria
►M/S Photo Exhibit:
Tues, Dec. 18, 4-6:00pm, library
►Christmas Break: Begins Wed, Dec. 19 Teachers return Jan. 2 - Students return Jan. 3
May your days be merry & be bright!
FACULTY MEETINGS- 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each Month SCHOOL BASED LEADERSHIP MEETINGS- 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each Month
FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 12/10-12/16
None this Week!
Miscellaneous **Tyndall Credit Union- New Accounts: Open a Youth Account or an Xtreme
Checking account with Tyndall FCU & they will donate $20.00 to the Franklin or Gulf County school of your choice. You must fill out a “coupon” designating your school choice at the time you open the new account. Visit their branch in Port St. Joe or call 227-7500 more information.
**Franklin County Toy Project: The Bay City Work Camp inmates have built us a beautiful play house to raffle
off to raise funds to provide a Christmas to needy children in Franklin County. The log cabin themed house features a ch im n ey an d even an t ler s ab o ve t h e d o o r ! Th e r af f le t icket s ar e 1 f o r $5, 3 f o r $10 o r 7 f o r $20. Co n t act San d i Hen g le via e-mail email@example.com or 323-0982 for tickets or if you would like to give a donation.
**Florida Inclusion Network’s “First Fridays”: Families are invited to join the Florida Inclusion Network (FIN) on the first Friday of each month from now until May 3, 2013. The Northwest Region of FIN will be hosting toll free calls from 10-11:00am EST. This time will be spent talking about the inclusion of your child, ideas or concerns you may have, & FIN resources that can support you & your family. Contact your FIN office at 850/863-6580 to reserve your place & receive the conference number. Visit the FIN website at www.FloridasInclusionNetwork.com Nano Bits . . . Powered by Progress Energy and the Franklin County Education Foundation! Households will save a lot of energy by turning off appliances when not using them. Did you know a leaky faucet can fill a soda bottle every 30 minutes? That amounts to wasting approximately 8,298 liters per year!! BOX TOPS for EDUCATION: The Franklin County School PTO is collecting Box Tops! Please send all Box Tops to your child's teacher. Middle and High parents can save them too! Please turn your Box Tops in to Mrs. Laura King or Ms. Leigh Smith
The Franklin County Adult Education Courses will be offering GED classes at the Franklin County School in the near future. The next GED Test will be given Feb. 4 & 5, 2012 at the Franklin County School library at 6:00pm. To register for the test or for classes, contact Maxine Creamer @ 670-4481. The Franklin County Adult Education Courses do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, National origin, age, handicap, or marital status. **The Federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act states that children & youth who lack a fixed, regular, & adequate nighttime residence are considered homeless. If, due to a loss of housing, a child must live in a shelter, motel, vehicle, campground, on the street, in abandoned buildings, or doubled-up with relatives or friends, then he/she is eligible to receive services provided under the McKinney-Vento Act. For additional information contact Sandi Hengle, Homeless Liaison, at the Franklin County School District Office in Eastpoint, 670-2810 or cell number 323-0982.
**PARENTS – Register to receive automated emergency calls from the Franklin County Sheriff Dept. You will be notified of any emergency situations in Franklin County (for example; emergency school closings, road closings). Go to www.franklinsheriff.com , on the top right of home page- click on “Franklin County Florida Emergency Notification System” emblem & complete required information.